Neurosurgery gets boost from 3D-printed head model August 16, 2019 -- An Australian team has devised a 3D-printed head model that enables the realistic simulation of neurosurgical procedures. The technique is based on a combination of MRI and CT angiography scans, and it is described in an online report posted on 1 August by 3D Printing in Medicine. Discuss
Kumovis launches 3D printer for medical devices August 13, 2019 -- German medical 3D printing startup Kumovis has made available its R1 medical 3D printer for patient-specific medical devices, according to an article on 3DPrintingIndustry.com.
Holographic lenses focus ultrasound for brain imaging August 8, 2019 -- Better brain imaging, or even drug delivery, may be feasible due to the pioneering work of Spanish researchers. They have developed a technique for 3D printing holographic lenses that focus ultrasonic sound waves in the brain. Discuss
Hungary invests nearly 1M euros in medical 3D printing July 23, 2019 -- The University of Szeged in Hungary will use an investment of 300 million forints (922,000 euros), co-funded by the European Union, to develop a new medical 3D printing center, according to a recent article on TheMayor.eu.
3D-printed guides optimize pelvic tumor surgery July 3, 2019 -- Using 3D-printed surgical guides based on CT scans enabled researchers from Spain to improve the accuracy of, and potentially reduce operating times for, the surgical removal of pelvic tumors in a new study, presented at the recent Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery 2019 congress in Rennes, France. Discuss